Check Point UTM-1 [EOL] Review

Enables us to securely connect remote office sites to our core data network.


What is most valuable?

IPSec VPN is valuable for us. We have quite a few remote sites that need access to our core data network. It is easy to set up and use.

How has it helped my organization?

It has given us the ability to securely connect remote office sites to our Core Data Network over ISP DPLC Circuits.

What needs improvement?

Memory and processing power: These devices are strictly for small business applications.

For how long have I used the solution?

We have been using the solution for about five years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

We never had any issues with the stability of these products.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We did not encounter any issues with scalability.

How are customer service and technical support?

I would give the technical support team a rating of 8/10.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We did not use a previous solution.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was straightforward with an easy to use GUI.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Check Point has always been more expensive than some of the other firewall products. This includes the products, licensing, and support.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We did not evaluate any alternative solutions.

What other advice do I have?

It’s a good product that does what it’s advertised to do.

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

UTM-1 Edge N (SBXN-100-1)
**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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